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Re: [IFWP] What new institutional form is needed to replace ICANN?

At 09:08 AM 8/16/99 , Ronda Hauben wrote:
>         What Institutional Form is Needed to Replace ICANN?

Useful question to raise.  However, it should have been
plural - i.e., forums or fora.

ICANN is an experimental replacement for IANA -
which just coordinated activities in three
relatively disparate areas.  Clearly there is
no need to have the same institutional forum
for all three areas.   Indeed, doing so is bad
organizational practice, since it exacerbates
the tendency to centralize control with no
positive benefits.